Time & Location
Sep 14, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
About the Event
Mandated vaccinations, the legalization of marijuana, paid FMLA, and the mandatory disclosure of payrates in hiring are among the developments that Connecticut employers will be facing this year and next.
In this intensive three-hour program, we’ll cover the laws enacted in the 2021 session of the Connecticut General Assembly, the latest pronouncements from OSHA and the CDC, the most important workplace rulings from both state and federal courts, and the enforcement targets of both federal and state agencies.
Among the topics we will review are:
• The 2021 General Assembly - What Passed/What Didn’t: Recreational Marijuana-Exempted Industries and Exempted Employees, Calling Back Laid Off Employees in Order of Seniority, Disclosure of Salary Ranges, Age Prohibitions on Employment Applications, Time Off for Voting and more;
• The Labor Outlook: Unemployment Rates and Projections; the Consumer Price Index and Wage Increases; the Minimum Wage Rate Schedule; What the 2020 Census Tells Us about the Demographics of the Connecticut Workforce Now and What it Will be in the Future;
• Coronavirus Update: The EEOC Guidance and Employer Options; OSHA’s Guidance on Safe Workplaces; Getting Back to Work Surveys; Work-at-Home Policies, Employer Practices on Mandated Vaccines, Masks, Medical and Religious Accommodations, and the Direct Threat Disqualification of Employees;
• Paid FMLA: Where the State DOL and Paid Leave Authority are with Implementation; Aflac as TPA, Employer STD Plan Approvals, 5 Things Employers Should do now to Prepare for Paid FMLA;
• The EEO-1: The EEOC’s New and Final Filing Deadline for 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection; Who Must File and How; Why this Report is Critically Important;
• Your Company’s Group Health Insurance: What the 2021 Rate Filings Tell us about the cost of Group Health Insurance;
• Non-Compete Agreements: What the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Non-Compete Agreements Bodes for Connecticut Employers; Connecticut Court Rulings on Non-Competes; and
• The Top Seven Court Decisions in 2021: The Bostock decision and LGBTQ Rights, Religious Accommodation Lawsuits for Managers Wanting Work Time Off, Conviction Records and the Mandala v. NTT Data Decision-the Road Map for Employer Action.
Who Should Attend: HR Administrators, Managers, Company Officers, Payroll and Benefits Professionals, and Insurance Agents. Approved for 3 LR&E CEU’s
2021 Legislative Update
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